New York State Psychiatry Institute
  • 09-Mar-2017 to 27-Mar-2017 (EST)
  • PI- Law Ethics and Psychiatry
  • New York City, NY, USA
  • $25.14 to $26.45 Per Hour
  • Hourly
  • Casual

Statutory Only


This is a position for part-time, hourly-based effort to enhance the outcomes of the research project. Expected effort will be higher during the months of April-May.

The primary objectives of the current position are to provide biostatistical analysis and research assistance for a study that will:

  1. a) enhance understanding of factors that impact judicial decision-making in litigation involving persons with psychiatric disorders, and
  2. b) enhance understanding of the ethical, legal, and social implications (ELSI) of the use of genetic data in non-medical settings

Job responsibilities will consist of cleaning and organizing collected data, data analysis, and assistance with manuscript preparation.

For this position, we seek an applicant with a biostatical expertise (MA, PhD or other equivalent statistics degrees) or who is enrolled such programs and is familiar with statistical research and analysis.

A successful candidate will have experience conducting statistical research, including data cleaning, code, reproducibility, strong data analysis skills and experience in preparing manuscripts. Preference will be given to those with experience using R and SPSS software.

The Research Foundation is a private not-for-profit corporation and is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. Excellent Benefits Package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Women/Disabled/Veteran Employer. VEVRAA 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) compliant.

Depending on the physical work location and/or job duties, the successful candidate may be required to be screened through the NY State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs and/or screening through the New York State Central Child Abuse Register prior to assuming any duties that will involve contact with patients and/or children.

Applications will only be accepted through website at: http://corporate.rfmh.org then click on Employment Opportunities. Applications will be accepted only during the posting dates as listed at the top of the job announcement. Contact information: hr@rfmh.org

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